A man had his jaw broken in a violent fracas in Fethard on Sea in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Gardaí received reports of a number of assaults in the village, including one serious one, which required a man to be hospitalised.
“There seems to have been multiple people involved. One person sustained a serious injury which required medical attention.” said Supt Jarlath Duffy.
He said a number of people received minor injuries in the drunken incident. No arrests had been made at the time of going to press.
"If anyone has any information they can contact us in confidence at New Ross Garda Station on 051 426030.”